Liston, Robert

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Robert, English surgeon, 1794-1847.
Liston bone-cutting forceps
Liston knives - long-bladed knives of various sizes used in amputations.
Liston shears - strong shears for cutting plaster of Paris bandages.
Liston splint - a long splint extending from the axilla to the sole of the foot.
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